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October 12th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

Saturday’s feature at Keeneland is the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (G1). The nine-furlong event for three-year-old fillies drew a solid field of nine, […]

October 11th, 2019

Top exacta payouts for Breeders’ Cup races

Total handle during Breeders’ Cup weekend has exceeded $124 million in each year since the World Championships became a two-day event in 2007, and there […]

October 11th, 2019

Hong Kong Spot Plays: Aethero back for more in tough turf sprint

The Saturday, October 12 race card at Sha Tin in Hong Kong is one you won’t want to miss. Ten events are on the agenda […]

October 10th, 2019

Taking a swing at Woodbine’s Late Pick 5 on Saturday

A trio of graded stakes events, with two of the Grade 1 variety, tops a fine day of action at Woodbine on Saturday. The closing […]

October 10th, 2019

How to Bet the Canadian International Stakes

A compact but talented field of six will run 1 ½ miles on the Woodbine turf course in Saturday’s $800,000 Canadian International S. (Can-G1). The […]

Keeneland Scenic
October 10th, 2019

Shapiro’s Early Pick 5 play at Keeneland Friday

I normally focus on the backend of cards in my sequence of the day work, but let’s mix things up on Friday afternoon and try […]

Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast
October 9th, 2019

Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast Oct. 10, 2019

It’s Horseplayer Thursday and we’re talking Keeneland handicapping with Ellis Starr from Keeneland and Equibase.  We’ll discuss the Keeneland meet so far, handicapping the races, […]

October 9th, 2019

Historic trends favors this handicapping approach for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

Grass racing continues to be an increasingly popular and crucial segment of the American racing landscape. One sign of this has been the explosion in […]

Hoosier Park Harness Racing
October 8th, 2019

Hoosier Park Harness Pick of the Week for October 9

A field of 10 will pace one-mile at Hoosier Park on Wednesday chasing a $5,500 purse in the 10TH Race. The well-matched field will be […]

Keeneland Scenic
October 8th, 2019

Keeneland trip notes and horses to watch October 4-6

The following are trip notes for horses who had sharp efforts or tough trips at Keeneland during opening weekend, October 4-6, and who figure to […]

Belmont Park Scenic
October 4th, 2019

Three ‘Win and You’re In’ races at Belmont Park Sunday Oct. 6

A trio of important graded stakes races with major implications towards the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held at Belmont Park on Sunday.

Zulu Alpha at Keeneland
October 4th, 2019

Betting turf races at Keeneland on Saturday Oct. 4

The lucrative $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) takes top billing, and it is accompanied by fine fields in both the $400,000 First Lady S. (G1) and the $200,000 Woodford S. (G2).